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Effects Of AIDS On The Body

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Effects of Penicillin on HIV Anti-Body Test

Hi Dr. Bob,I just want to start out my letter by thanking you for your patience when it comes to answering the tons of questions in this forum. Words can't express how grateful I am for people like you. Anyway, I just want to clarify something. Two...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Thanks for your thanks!Penicillin or other antibiotics will not affect HIV test results.Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Hiv virus effect on the body

Hi, I have had hiv for aprox. 8 years and from the last three years I started getting fat... Read more »

regarding the body effects from HIV

how long does it take for the HIV (AIDS) to show on a human body... and I mean like the minimum... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 5. Managing the Effects of HIV and Meds on the Body

...Generally, having something to eat when taking medications, as long as this is allowed, can improve tolerance and reduce side effects. Balancing Food and Meds Be sure to know the food requirements for all your medications. Following food... Read more »
The Body

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on HIV Treatment Side Effects With Dr. Joel Gallant

... Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on HIV treatment side effects, which took place on Oct. 17, 2007, at 4 p.m. Eastern Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc., moderated by The Read more »
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Poster Session 42351: The Effects of Oxandralone on Body Weight and Composition in Patients with HIV-Associated Weight Loss

...A variety of anabolic steroids are in use to help counteract the severe loss of body weight that effects many patients with advanced HIV disease. Studies have previously shown that HIV-related wasting causes the destruction of body Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

TheBody.com Examines Effects of Hurricane Katrina on HIV-Positive People, Services

... Hurricane Katrina's Impact on the AIDS Community ," TheBody.com : TheBody.com has published several articles examining the impact of Hurricane Katrina on HIV-positive people, health care Read more »
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is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...pills a day instead of 3, which was a change from 11 over a year ago (we dropped Kaleetra...what a horrible drug as far as side effects!), and down from probably 20 when I was first diagnosed (depression, mycelex, protonix, Bactrim, Diflucan,... Read more »

Ugly Body

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...ok, but I don't feel comfortable going to the pool, dating, etc. I just feel so ugly and veiny - who could possibly find my body attractive. Any words of wisdom would be appreciated - because it looks like I'm stuck with this body. I am glad... Read more »